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South African farm workers defy calls to end strike

November 16, 2012 Striking South African farm workers resisted a government call to return to work Thursday and demanded action against police over the death of one of their colleagues during clashes. A day after a 28-year-old was killed in clashes with police and the government heralded a deal to end the week-long farm workers strike, police said the situation remained "volatile." Unrest was reported in multiple towns and villages across the agricultural belt, not far from Cape Town.…

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